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Australia Eco-anxiety, deepfake and cancel culture: The new words added to the Macquarie Dictionary - and what they actually mean

08:32  29 may  2020
08:32  29 may  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Of cancel culture , the dictionary 's word of the year committee said: "An attitude which is so pervasive that it The words chosen must have been added to the dictionary this year. Past winners include "me too" in Eco - anxiety – feelings of distress and fear brought on by the effects of climate change.

So when confronted with a word that is made up of two words , like cancel culture , this is counted Not a member? Join Macquarie Dictionary today! There are no comments yet. Be the first to post a *Offer valid for one 12-month individual subscription to the Macquarie Dictionary & Thesaurus online.

A strange array of new words derived from social media, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic are set to appear in the Macquarie Dictionary’s upcoming print edition.

The Australian dictionary was last published in 2017, but since then editors have discovered another 3500 words they plan to add.

Many of the words have come from the lexicon of millennials and members of generation Z.

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The Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year is cancel culture . This word was chosen from an initial list of 75 words that was reduced to a final sixteen by the noun a debt owed to the government by a welfare recipient, arising from an overpayment of benefits calculated by an automated process which

How many of these words , shortlisted by The Macquarie Dictionary in its search for the 2019 Word of the Year, have you used? Anecdata, big minutes, cancel culture , cheese slaw, cleanskin, drought lot, eco - anxiety , flight shaming, healthwashing, hedonometer, mukbang, ngangkari, robodebt, silkpunk

a close up of a flower: A strange array of new words derived from social media, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, are set to appear in the Macquarie Dictionary’s upcoming print edition © Provided by Daily Mail A strange array of new words derived from social media, climate change and the coronavirus pandemic, are set to appear in the Macquarie Dictionary’s upcoming print edition Among them is the term ‘eco anxiety’ which refers to feelings of distress and fear brought on by the effects of climate change.

A ‘celebrat’ is a person who ruins parties - usually their own - with rude behaviour.

‘Dual screening’ is the habit of viewing multiple screens at once, such as using your mobile phone while watching television.

Another popular phrase used by young people is ‘BDE,’ which is short for 'big d**k energy'.

It was first attributed to American comedian Pete Davidson and is used to describe someone who has a sense of confidence without arrogance or conceit.

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Canceling and cancel culture have to do with the removing of support for public figures in response to What Does ' Canceling ' Mean Today? But in the latest use of the word , you can cancel people—in particular, celebrities (Whether or not they are actually “ cancelled ” is a different matter entirely.)

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‘Me too’ is a term that has become widespread after accusations of sexual misconduct were levelled at Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein. 

‘Cancel culture’ or the withdrawal of support from a public figure after an unacceptable action or comment, is also now a commonly used phrase.

A 'deepfake' is a computer-generated likeness of an individual created using artificial intelligence.

Deepfakes are often created for the purpose of misinformation, pornography or vindictiveness. 

COVID-19 has also been the source of many new words.

As well as ‘social distancing’ a few other terms have also made their way into our vocabulary.

Harvey Weinstein et al. posing for a photo: ‘Me too’ is a term that has become widespread after accusations of sexual misconduct were levelled at Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein (pictured) © Provided by Daily Mail ‘Me too’ is a term that has become widespread after accusations of sexual misconduct were levelled at Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein (pictured) ‘It seems inevitable that coronavirus-related lingo would find its way into our vocabulary, but the creativity and humour of some of these words helps take the edge off isolation,’ the Macquarie Dictionary said.

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This means , that every four years or so, when the actors playing the Doctor decide to move on to different projects and leave the show, the producers can 'Doctor Who' has been an important part of popular culture for over half a century now. The show is limitless, filled with possibility: you can go to

To be cultural , to have a culture , is to inhabit a place sufficiently intensive to cultivate it—to be responsible The Cambridge English Dictionary states that culture is "the way of life, especially Cultural invention has come to mean any innovation that is new and found to be useful to a group of

‘Zoombombing’ is surprising an existing Zoom call by turning up uninvited.

Lovers might be involved in an ‘Isolationship’ if the couple are isolated together in mandatory quarantine.

The ‘quarantini’ became a favourite of cocktail drinkers who were forced to mix their own alcoholic beverages at home under self isolation.

a person and a dog lying on a bed: Cocktail drinkers have been mixing up ‘quarantinis' at home with bars and clubs shut during the coronavirus lockdown © Provided by Daily Mail Cocktail drinkers have been mixing up ‘quarantinis' at home with bars and clubs shut during the coronavirus lockdown ‘Doomsurfing’ grew into a popular pandemic trend with internet users deliberately searching for bad news related to the coronavirus outbreak.

A more unpleasant phrase is ‘boomer remover’ which is a colloquial term for COVID-19, which has killed a high proportion of elderly people, such as baby boomers.

Other phrases which made the list include ‘karen generation’ - a term used by millennials and Gen Z to describe older generations who ask for the manager to complain.

‘Poo jogger’ is also set to be added to the record after various examples of runners who were caught out defecating in public places while exercising.

Christo was to package the Arc de Triomphe .
© Christo The Arc de Triumph (Project for Paris, Place de l'Etoile - Charles de Gaulle) Wrapped Drawin ... L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped - The Arc de Triumph ( Project for Paris, Place de l'Etoile - Charles de Gaulle) Wrapped christo The plastic artist Christo left us this Sunday, May 31, 2020, at the age of 84. In September 2020, he was to create an event in Paris by packaging the Arc de Triomphe.

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